Perform duties in alignment with requirements set forth by the Oregon Health Authority to maintain water quality and ensure the integrity of the City's water distribution system. Responsibilities include maintaining system operability, providing adequate fire flow and emergency water storage, preventing water loss, and protecting the investment made in the infrastructure by being responsive to customer concerns and/or system failures. These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.
Inspects, installs, connects, maintains, operates, tests, repairs and/or removes all appurtenances associated with the City's water distribution system as they relate to residential, commercial and industrial customers.
Inspects, purchases, installs, maintains, tests and repairs the City's water metering system.Performs duties related to utility billing service orders including, but not limited to, water turn on/shut off requests, leak detection, repair or replacement of broken water meter parts, radio frequency problems, and/or stopped and lost or buried water meters.
Responds to flow and pressure related concerns, performs necessary testing and make necessary repairs.
Responds to emergency calls, including after hours response.Position may involve working overtime and on weekends as needed.
Maintains job-site safety for co-workers and the general public including traffic control and minimization of hazardous conditions.
Performs preventative and corrective maintenance on equipment used in the water distribution system.Identifies water distribution system needs and assists with maintenance and repairs planning and scheduling.
Maintains water distribution system operation and maintenances records and reports with the use of various computerized maintenance management systems.Maintains daily records and reports pertaining to activities, equipment and materials utilized, consistent with local, County, State and federal requirements.
Performs as a member of a team, assisting with development of work group goals and objectives, and contributing to the achievement of goals and objectives.
Assists and directs seasonal employees and other work groups as needed.
Conforms with all safety rules and practices, and perform work is a safe manner.
Complies with all Administrative Policies.Performs work in accordance with Council Policies and Municipal Code sections applicable to the position.
Delivers excellent customer service to diverse audiences. Responds to customer service requests, questions and complaints.Maintains a positive customer service demeanor and delivers service in a respectful and patient manner.
Maintains effective work relationships.
Arrives to work, meetings, and other work-related functions on time and maintain regular job attendance.
Operates and drive vehicles and/or equipment safely and legally.
In addition to the Essential Functions, incumbents may be assigned primary responsibility for locating all City owned underground facilities and associated maintenance of accurate records, maps and drawings of these facilities.Analyzes and monitors utility lines to ensure that the locate service provided is consistent with City specifications and regulatory requirements outlined in the Oregon Revised Statutes.
In addition to the Essential Functions, incumbents may be assigned primary responsibility for the Cross-Connection/Backflow Prevention Program. Tests, inspects, and repairs City owned backflow devices assemblies. Maintains accurate records of private and public assemblies and coordinates notification to affected community members and business owners.